NPD Group: Mobile phone sales reached 31M in 1Q 2008; Covad to roll out fixed WiMAX this year

> According to The NPD Group, mobile phone handset sales to consumers in the U.S. reached nearly 31 million units in the first quarter of 2008, which is a 22 percent decline since the same period a year ago. Release

> Covad indicated it will begin rolling out a fixed WiMAX wireless broadband offering this year, with a promise of offering data speeds of 6MB/s. Article

> Indian operator Bharti Airtel denied rumors that it is planning to bid for South Africa-based MTN Group. Article

And Finally... Boost Mobile announced that it has launched exclusive retail stores. Release